AMERICAN SYSTEMS Awarded $30 Million U.S. Navy Contract to Provide Advanced Air Vehicle Training (AAVT) Support

Company will Continue to Support the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD)

July 10, 2017 — Chantilly, VA — AMERICAN SYSTEMS, a leading government engineering and IT solutions provider, today announced that it was awarded a five-year $30.3 Million Single Award IDIQ contract to provide specialized engineering in support of the development and operation of state-of-the-art air vehicle dynamic models and simulations through Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) 4.3 Air Vehicle Engineering Department to the NAWCAD. AMERICAN SYSTEMS will be continuing their 30+ year legacy of supporting specialized Department of Defense (DoD) air vehicle platforms.

NAVAIR's mission is to provide full lifecycle support of naval aviation aircraft, weapons and systems operated by Sailors and Marines. The NAVAIR 4.3 mission is to provide efficient, high-quality air vehicle engineering support for the U.S. Navy’s aircraft.

Under the terms of the contract, AMERICAN SYSTEMS will provide specialized engineering and technical services in support of the development and operation of state-of-the-art air vehicle dynamic simulations and architecture, collision avoidance systems algorithm design, engineering analysis, and system acquisition in support of current and future piloted and desktop engineering simulation capabilities, aircraft trainer devices, and Department of Defense manned aircraft and unmanned air vehicles.  The work will be performed in the Patuxent River, MD, area.

 “It is an honor to continue our support of the world’s most powerful Navy,” said Peter Smith, President and CEO of AMERICAN SYSTEMS. “We are proud to help NAWCAD engineer innovative solutions that ultimately save lives.”